Thursday, October 18, 2012

Public Interest Job of the Week – Ella Baker Summer Internship Program, Center for Constitutional Rights

The Center for Constitutional Rights is a non-profit legal and educational organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Ella Baker Summer Internship Program was created to train the next generation of social justice lawyers. Through the program, interns gain practical litigation experience and sharpen their theoretical understanding of the relationship between social change, organizing and lawyering. 

Students in the Ella Baker program are hosted at four sites. In 2013, students will be placed at one of the following sites: New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Miami, Florida; and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The internship will begin on June 1, 2013 and end on August 11, 2013. For more details about the program requirements and different project sites, please read the Program Announcement at

1Ls and 2Ls can apply by completing the online application at

2L applicants must upload their applications by November 11, 2012, while 1L applicants must upload their applications by December 15, 2012.